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The Resource Healing bodies, saving souls : medical missions in Asia and Africa, edited by David Hardiman

Healing bodies, saving souls : medical missions in Asia and Africa, edited by David Hardiman

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Healing bodies, saving souls : medical missions in Asia and Africa
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Healing bodies, saving souls
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medical missions in Asia and Africa
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edited by David Hardiman
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eng
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NLM
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index present
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RA390.A8
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H43 2006
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Clio medica,
Series volume
80
Healing bodies, saving souls : medical missions in Asia and Africa, edited by David Hardiman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-331) and index
Contents
Introduction / David Hardiman -- Seeking souls through the eyes of the blind: the birth of the Medical Missionary Society in nineteenth-century China / Michael C. Lazich -- Local voluntarism: the Medical Mission of the London Missionary Society in Hong Kong, 1842-1923 / Timothy Man-kong Wong -- Professionalising the rural medical mission in Weixian, 1890-1925 / John R. Stanley -- Christian therapy: medical missionaries and the adivasis of western India, 1880-1930 / David Hardiman -- Colonialism, cannabis and the Christians: mission medical knowledge and the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission of 1893-4 / James H. Mills -- African medical personnel of the universities' mission to central Africa in northern Rhodesia / Linda Beer Kumwenda -- 'A matter of vital importance': the place of the medical mission in maternal and child healthcare in Tanganyika, 1919-39 / Michael Jennings -- Curing bodies to rescue souls: health in Capuchin's missionary strategy in Eritrea, 1894-1935 / Uoldelul Chelati Dinar -- The social dimensions of Christian leprosy work among Muslims: American missionaries and young patients in colonial northern Nigeria, 1920-40 / Shobana Shankar -- Administering leprosy control in Ogoja Province, Nigeria, 1945-67: a case study in government-mission relations / John Manton
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348 p.
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9789042021068
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(OCoLC)78053634

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